Tag Archives: gay youth

In A Heartbeat, An Animated Short Film

A sweet, wholesome film about two boys finding love. “In a Heartbeat” – Animated Short Film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of … Continue reading

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From My Archives: Personal Reflections on Gay Youth Suicide, October 9, 2010 — Trans Epilogue — Resources to Get Help

Trigger Warnings: Bullying, Religious Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Depression, Suicide, Suicidal Ideation (contemplating suicide), extreme sadness, and so on. I suggest having a friend you can hug nearby or at least someone available online for a virtual hug! Resources for help … Continue reading

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Gay Short Film – Lucky Blue

A Swedish coming of age film about two young men becoming friends and falling in love. Here’s how the person who uploaded the film describes it: Olle, an introverted, well-mannered boy with an air of innocence and sincerity about him … Continue reading

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LGBT Rights Organizations Join Amnesty International in Call to Decriminalize Sex Work | Transgender Law Center

For a good chunk of my professional career I worked with marginalized people at risk for HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis infection. I also worked with and befriended people with HIV/AIDS in the days when people with AIDS were at great … Continue reading

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From a whisper to a ROAR!

An incredible group of brave and courageous gay and transgender youth from Asia and The Pacific speak out about the challenges facing them and their communities. As International Youth Day approaches (12 August), Youth Voices Count calls for a new … Continue reading

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Being “Feminine”

This video is so sad and really makes me angry. Why are we putting so much pressure on gay youth to be more masculine? Shouldn’t the message be to love yourself as you are? Any guy who is so shallow … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Comments On Viral ‘Humans of New York’ Photo

Originally posted on TIME:
Street photographer Brandon Stanton — better known as the creator of Humans of New York — posted a picture Friday of a tearful boy with the caption, “I’m homosexual and I’m afraid about what my future…

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Serving our Youth 2015: The Needs and Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Originally posted on The New B.P:
“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.” *Mother Teresa* This report summarizes findings from the 2014 LGBTQ Homeless Youth Provider Survey, a survey of 138 youth homelessness human…

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Gay Teen and Straight Best Friend Have the Best Prom Ever | Teen Vogue

Teen Vogue gets exclusive access to this gay straight date night at the prom. Yeah progress! Hello to the future!

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A Kiss in The Snow / Kysset Som Fikk Snøen Til å Smelte”

A sweet film of first love. The film was made by a Los Angeles film school graduate upon his return home to Norway. The film is in Norwegian with English subtitles.

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LGBT YOUTUBERS REACT TO ‘How not to react when your child tells you he’s gay video””

A group of LGBTQ video bloggers got together online and watched a very disturbing video where a boy come out to his family and is kicked out of his home. I found it easier to deal with the original video … Continue reading

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Reccomeded: The Fosters on ABC Family presents a fresh look at queer childhood.

If you aren’t watching The Fosters on ABC Family you should be. It is breaking new ground in so many ways as it deftly handles all the problems the children in one family face and how their lesbian mothers deal … Continue reading

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Recommended: Bully My Son at Your Own Risk | Amelia

I highly recommend you read this account by the mother of a young gay son as she recounts the traumatic conversation she had with her son after he came home from school upset. Here’s the beginning of the post by … Continue reading

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In memory of Danny Garvin, one of the heroic homeless LGBT youths who fought in the Stonewall uprising | San Diego Gay and Lesbian News

This is a hero none of us should ever forget. The tribute is from Carl Siciliano – Executive Director, Ali Forney Center and appeared in the Huffington Post and San Diego Gay and Lesbian News… A true hero of our … Continue reading

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Recommended: 2014 In Music Through The Eyes Of Choreographer Ryan Heffinton : The Record : NPR

A interview about the music of 2014 with Ryan Heffington, choreographer. Here’s the introduction, continue reading the interview by following the link at the bottom of this post… “A Rational Conversation” is a column by writer Eric Ducker in which he gets … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Gay W. Virginia high school soccer player comes out by dancing with homecoming king – Outsports

Read this uplifting story of a high school soccer star who won the heart of the homecoming king. Here’s Michael S Martin writing for Out Sports. Continue reading by following the link at the end of this post… Michael Martin, … Continue reading

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Gayest Boy in the World Brendan Jordan is now an American Apparel model | Out Magazine

Out Magazine’s Jerry Portwood has a short piece on who he calls the Gayest Boy in the World? Click for high resolution While American Apparel is known for making some unusual decisions with its advertising to get attention (remember drag … Continue reading

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Op-ed: How Gay Genius Alan Turing Got Me Through Middle School | Advocate.com

A great op-ed from Jack Andraka writing for the Advocate on how one gay scientist inspired another… The LGBT community needs more role models like Alan Turing, says young scientist Jack Andraka. In a field dominated by heterosexual giants, science … Continue reading

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Read what happened when this dad accidentally discovered that he had a gay son | Gay Star News

I’m not feeling well but I read this and had to post it. This is the inspiring story of how a dad waited and wanted his son to come out. Here’s the story from DAVID HUDSON writing for Gay Star … Continue reading

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This Gay Teenage Couple Defies HIV Sterotypes – YouTube

This is a great video and a good follow up to Troye Sivan’s recent video and my comments. An interview with Chanse and Josh, both 19 years old and living in Shreveport, LA. They are about to smash most every … Continue reading

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